Sarah L. Lewis
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
College of Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, OSU
Sarah Lewis
Installing Pressure Transducers; Olallie Creek, August 2012
phone: 541.750.7325
fax: available upon request
office: Forestry Sciences Laboratory 287
mail: USDA Forest Service
Pacific Northwest Research Station
3200 SW Jefferson Way

Corvallis, OR 97331
MS in Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont (1999) - thesis research page
BS in Geological Sciences, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (1996)
Research Interests

The influence of extreme events (floods, hurricanes, earthquakes) on watershed morphology and evolution.

Publications (complete CV)

Safeeq, M. Grant, G., Lewis, S. and Tague, C. 2012. Coupling Snowpack and Groundwater Dynamics to Interpret Historical Streamflow Trends in the Western United States. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9628.

Nolin, A.W., Phillippe, J., Jefferson, A., and Lewis. S.L. 2010. Present-day and future contributions of glacier runoff to summertime flows in a Pacific Northwest Watershed: Implications for Water Resources. Water Resources Research. DOI: 10.1029/2009WR008968. 14p.

Jefferson, A., Grant, G., Lewis, S. and Lancaster, S., 2010. Coevolution of hydrology and topography on a basalt landscape in the Oregon Cascade Range, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1976. 14p.

Jefferson, A., Nolin, A., Lewis, S., and Tague, C., 2008. Hydrogeologic controls on streamflow sensitivity to climatic variability, Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7041.

Grant, G.E., Lewis, S.L., Swanson, F., Cissel, J. & McDonnell, J., 2008. Effects of forest practices on peakflows and consequent channel response: a state-of-science report for western Oregon and Washington. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-760. Portland, Oregon: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 76 p.

Tague, C., Farrell, M., Grant, G. Lewis, S. and Rey, S. 2007. Hydrogeologic controls on summer stream temperatures in the McKenzie River basin, Oregon, Hydrologic Processes 21: 3288–3300.

Jefferson, A., Grant, G., and Lewis, S., 2007. A river runs underneath it: geological control of spring and channel systems and management implications, Cascade Range, Oregon. In M.J. Furniss, C.F. Clifton, and K.L. Ronnenberg, eds. Advancing the Fundamental Sciences: proceedings of the Forest Service national earth sciences conference. PNW-GTR-689. Portland, OR: U.S.D.A. Forest Service, PNW Research Station. p391-400.

Grant, G.E., Schmidt, J.C. and Lewis, S.L. 2003. A Geological Framework for Interpreting Downstream Effects of Dams on Rivers (pdf). in J.E. O'Connor and G.E. Grant eds.  A Peculiar River. American Geophysical Union, p209-225.

as Sarah L. Brown
Brown, S.L., Bierman, P.R., Lini, A., Davis, P.T., and Southon, J., 2002.  Reconstructing lake and drainage basin history using terrestrial sediment layers:  Analysis of cores from a post-glacial lake in New England.  Journal of Paleolimnology 28: 219-236.

Benson, B.E., Atwater, B.F., Yamaguchi, D.K., Amidon, L.J., Brown, S.L. and Lewis, R.C., 2001.  Renewal of Tidal Forests in Washington State after a Subduction Earthquake in A.D. 1700.  Quaternary Research 56: 139-147. [abs only]

Brown, S.L., Bierman, P.R., Lini, A., and Southon, J., 2000.  10 000 yr record of extreme hydrologic events.  Geology 28: 335-338.

Ridge, J.C., Besonen, M.R., Brochu, M., Brown, S., Callahan, J.W., Cook, G.J., Nicholson, R.S., and Toll, N.J., 1999.  Varve, paleomagnetic and 14C chronologies for late Pleistocene events in New Hampshire and Vermont.  Geographie Physique et Quaternaire 53: 79-106.


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